Sweet Pepino

Melon pear

Taste

Current crops

Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Colombia

Availability

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Available countries

Ecuador

Product consumption

Ideal as fresh fruit or in salads.
  • Fresh fruit

Presentations

Sweet Pepino x 3kg

Botanical name

"Solanum muricatum"

Egg shaped with a pointed end. This fruit has a creammy yellow skin that develops purple stripes when mature. It weighs 100-200gr and it tastes similar to a melon.

Origin

Andes Mountains

Life time

1.5weeks

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